Teenager due in court in connection with Birr assault

Damian Moran

Reporter:

Damian Moran

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A 17-year-old male is expected to appear before a sitting of Tullamore District Court this morning (Wednesday, February 12) charged in connection with a serious assault which took place in Birr on Monday, February 10.

A 17-year-old male is expected to appear before a sitting of Tullamore District Court this morning (Wednesday, February 12) charged in connection with a serious assault which took place in Birr on Monday, February 10.

The teen was arrested and brought to Birr Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4, Criminal Justice Act – 1984 after a male in his 50’s received serious head injuries as a result of an assault. The man was air lifted to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Birr Garda Station on 057-9169710, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.